Genesis 3:24
Good News Translation
Then at the east side of the garden he put living creatures and a flaming sword which turned in all directions. This was to keep anyone from coming near the tree that gives life.

Contemporary English Version
Then God put winged creatures at the entrance to the garden and a flaming, flashing sword to guard the way to the life-giving tree.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he cast out Adam: and placed before the paradise of pleasure Cherubims, and a flaming sword, turning every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.

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And he cast out Adam: and placed before the paradise of pleasure Cherubims, and a flaming sword, turning every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.

east.

Genesis 2:8 And the Lord God had planted a paradise of pleasure from the beginning: wherein he placed man whom he had formed.

Cherubims.

Exodus 25:2,20,22 Speak to the children of Israel, that they bring firstfruits to me: of every man that offereth of his own accord, you shall take them. . . .

1 Samuel 4:4 So the people sent to Silo, and they brought from thence the ark of the covenant of the Lord of hosts, sitting upon the cherubims: and the two sons of Heli, Ophni and Phinees, were with the ark of the covenant of God.

1 Kings 6:25-35 The second cherub also was ten cubits: and the measure, and the work was the same in both the cherubims: . . .

Psalm 80:1 Unto the end, for them that shall be changed, a testimony for Asaph, a psalm. [2] Give ear, O thou that rulest Israel: thou that leadest Joseph like a sheep. Thou that sittest upon the cherubims, shine forth

Psalm 99:1 A psalm for David himself. The Lord hath reigned, let the people be angry: he that sitteth on the cherubims: let the earth be moved.

Psalm 104:4 Who makest thy angels spirits: and thy ministers a burning fire.

Ezekiel 10:2 And he spoke to the man, that was clothed with linen, and said: Go in between the wheels that are under the cherubims and fill thy hand with the coals of fire that are between the cherubims, and pour them out upon the city. And he went in, in my sight:

*etc:

Hebrews 1:7 And to the angels indeed he saith: He that maketh his angels spirits and his ministers a flame of fire.

a flaming.

Numbers 22:23 The ass seeing the angel standing in the way, with a drawn sword, turned herself out of the way, and went into the field. And when Balaam beat her, and had a mind to bring her again to the way,

Joshua 5:13 And when Joshua was in the field of the city of Jericho, he lifted up his eyes, and saw a man standing over against him, holding a drawn sword, and he went to him, and said: Art thou one of ours, or of our adversaries?

1 Chronicles 21:16,17 And David lifting up his eyes, saw the angel of the Lord standing between heaven and earth, with a drawn sword in his hand, turned against Jerusalem: and both he and the ancients clothed in haircloth, fell down flat on the ground. . . .

Hebrews 1:7 And to the angels indeed he saith: He that maketh his angels spirits and his ministers a flame of fire.

to keep.

John 14:6 Jesus saith to him: I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No man cometh to the Father, but by me.

Hebrews 10:18-22 Now, where there is a remission of these, there is no more an oblation for sin. . . .

Context
The Expulsion from Paradise
23And the Lord God sent him out of the paradise of pleasure, to till the earth from which he was taken. 24And he cast out Adam: and placed before the paradise of pleasure Cherubims, and a flaming sword, turning every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.
Cross References
Hebrews 1:7
And to the angels indeed he saith: He that maketh his angels spirits and his ministers a flame of fire.

Genesis 2:8
And the Lord God had planted a paradise of pleasure from the beginning: wherein he placed man whom he had formed.

Genesis 2:9
And the Lord God brought forth of the ground all manner of trees, fair to behold, and pleasant to eat of: the tree of life also in the midst of paradise: and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.

Genesis 3:23
And the Lord God sent him out of the paradise of pleasure, to till the earth from which he was taken.

Genesis 4:1
And Adam knew Eve his wife; who conceived and brought forth Cain, saying: I have gotten a man through God.

Genesis 4:14
Behold thou dost cast me out this day from the face of the earth, and from thy face I shall be hid, and I shall be a vagabond and a fugitive on the earth: every one therefore that findeth me, shall kill me.

Exodus 25:18
Thou shalt make also two cherubims of beaten gold, on the two sides of the oracle.

Psalm 104:4
Who makest thy angels spirits: and thy ministers a burning fire.

Ezekiel 10:1
And I saw and behold in the firmament that was over the heads of the cherubims, there appeared over them as it were the sapphire stone, as the appearance of the likeness of a throne.

Ezekiel 31:11
I have delivered him into the hands of the mighty one of the nations, he shall deal with him: I have cast him out according to his wickedness.

Additional Translations
So He drove out the man and stationed cherubim on the east side of the Garden of Eden, along with a whirling sword of flame to guard the way to the tree of life.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.

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.

And he cast out Adam and caused him to dwell over against the garden of Delight, and stationed the cherubs and the fiery sword that turns about to keep the way of the tree of life.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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