Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he cast Adam out, and set at the entering of the garden Eden, Cherubim with a naked sword moving in and out, to keep the way to the tree of life.

New American Standard Bible

So He drove the man out; and at the east of the garden of Eden He stationed the cherubim and the flaming sword which turned every direction to guard the way to the tree of life.

King James Version

So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.

Holman Bible

He drove man out and stationed the cherubim and the flaming, whirling sword east of the garden of Eden to guard the way to the tree of life.

International Standard Version

After he had expelled the man, the LORD God placed winged angels at the eastern end of the garden of Eden, along with a fiery, turning sword, to prevent access to the tree of life.

A Conservative Version

So he drove out the man. And he placed at the east of the garden of Eden the Cherubim, and the flame of a sword which turned every way, to guard the way of the tree of life.

American Standard Version

So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden the Cherubim, and the flame of a sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.

Amplified

So God drove the man out; and at the east of the Garden of Eden He [permanently] stationed the cherubim and the sword with the flashing blade which turned round and round [in every direction] to protect and guard the way (entrance, access) to the tree of life.

Bible in Basic English

So he sent the man out; and at the east of the garden of Eden he put winged ones and a flaming sword turning every way to keep the way to the tree of life.

Darby Translation

And he drove out Man; and he set the Cherubim, and the flame of the flashing sword, toward the east of the garden of Eden, to guard the way to the tree of life.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will drive out Adam; and he will set up from the east of the garden of Eden, cherubims, and a flaming sword, turning itself about to keep the way of the tree of lives.

King James 2000

So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubim, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to guard the way of the tree of life.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So he drove the man out, and placed cherubim east of the garden of Eden, and {a flaming, turning sword} to guard the way to the tree of life.

Modern King James verseion

And He drove out the man. And He placed cherubs at the east of the garden of Eden, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to guard the way to the tree of life.

NET Bible

When he drove the man out, he placed on the eastern side of the orchard in Eden angelic sentries who used the flame of a whirling sword to guard the way to the tree of life.

New Heart English Bible

So he drove out the man; and he placed Cherubs at the east of the garden of Eden, and the flame of a sword which turned every way, to guard the way to the tree of life.

The Emphasized Bible

So he expelled the man, - and caused to dwell - in front of the garden of Eden - cherubim and a brandishing sword - flame, to keep the way to the tree of life.

Webster

So he drove out the man: and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubim, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.

World English Bible

So he drove out the man; and he placed Cherubs at the east of the garden of Eden, and the flame of a sword which turned every way, to guard the way to the tree of life.

Youngs Literal Translation

yea, he casteth out the man, and causeth to dwell at the east of the garden of Eden the cherubs and the flame of the sword which is turning itself round to guard the way of the tree of life.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So he drove out
גּרשׁ 
Garash 
Usage: 48

the man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

and he placed
שׁכן 
Shakan 
Usage: 128

at the east
קדמה קדם 
Qedem 
Usage: 87

of the garden
גּן 
Gan 
Usage: 43

of Eden
עדן 
`Eden 
Usage: 16

כּרוּב 
K@ruwb 
Usage: 91

and a flaming
להט 
Lahat 
Usage: 2

חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

to keep
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

of the tree
עץ 
`ets 
Usage: 329

Context Readings

Adam And Eve Are Sent Out Of The Garden

23 and the LORD God cast him out of the garden of Eden, to till the earth whence he was taken. 24 And he cast Adam out, and set at the entering of the garden Eden, Cherubim with a naked sword moving in and out, to keep the way to the tree of life.



Cross References

Hebrews 1:7

And of the angels he saith, "He maketh his angels spirits, and his ministers flames of fire."

Psalm 104:4

Thou makest thine angels spirits, and thy ministers a flaming fire.

Exodus 25:18-22

And make two cherubims of thick gold on the two ends of the mercy seat;

Genesis 2:8-9

The LORD God also planted a garden in Eden from the beginning, and there he set man whom he had formed.

Exodus 25:2

"Speak unto the children of Israel, that they give me a heave offering, and of every man that giveth it willingly with his heart, ye shall take it.

Numbers 22:23

And when the ass saw the angel of the LORD stand in the way, and his sword drawn in his hand, she turned aside out of the way and went out into the field. And Balaam smote the ass, to turn her into the way.

Joshua 5:13

And when Joshua was come to Jericho, he lift up his eyes and looked: and behold there stood a man before him with his sword drawn in his hand. And Joshua went unto him, and said unto him, "Art thou on our side or on our adversaries?"

1 Samuel 4:4

And the people sent to Shiloh, and fetched from thence the ark of the covenant of the LORD of Hosts which dwelleth between the Cherubims. And there were the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas with the ark of the covenant of God.

1 Kings 6:25-35

And the other Cherub was ten cubits high also: so that both the Cherubs were of one measure and one size.

1 Chronicles 21:16-17

And David lifted up his eyes and saw the angel of the LORD stand between the earth and heaven with a drawn sword in his hand stretched out toward Jerusalem. Then fell David and the elders of Israel, clothed in sack, upon their faces.

Psalm 80:1

{To the Chanter, upon Shoshannim, a Psalm of Asaph} Hear, O thou shepherd of Israel, thou that leadest Jacob like a flock of sheep; show thyself, thou that sittest upon the Cherubim.

Psalm 99:1

The LORD is king, be the people never so inpatient; he sitteth upon the cherubims, be the earth never so unquiet.

Ezekiel 10:2-22

Then said he that sat therein, to him that had the linen raiment upon him, "Creep in between the wheels that are under the Cherubims, and take thine hand full of hot coals out from between the Cherubims, and cast them over the city. And he crept in, that I might see."

John 14:6

Jesus said unto him, "I am the way, the truth and the life. And no man cometh unto the father, but by me.

Hebrews 10:18-22

And where remission of these things is, there is no more offering for sin.

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