24 After he drove the man out, he placed on the east side[a] of the Garden of Eden(A) cherubim(B) and a flaming sword(C) flashing back and forth to guard the way to the tree of life.(D)

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  1. Genesis 3:24 Or placed in front
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41 when I sharpen my flashing sword(A)
    and my hand grasps it in judgment,
I will take vengeance(B) on my adversaries
    and repay those who hate me.(C)

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“Assyria(A) will fall by no human sword;
    a sword, not of mortals, will devour(B) them.
They will flee before the sword
    and their young men will be put to forced labor.(C)

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The sword(A) of the Lord is bathed in blood,
    it is covered with fat—
the blood of lambs and goats,
    fat from the kidneys of rams.
For the Lord has a sacrifice(B) in Bozrah(C)
    and a great slaughter(D) in the land of Edom.

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12 I will destine you for the sword,(A)
    and all of you will fall in the slaughter;(B)
for I called but you did not answer,(C)
    I spoke but you did not listen.(D)
You did evil in my sight
    and chose what displeases me.”(E)

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16 For with fire(A) and with his sword(B)
    the Lord will execute judgment(C) on all people,
    and many will be those slain(D) by the Lord.

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and say to her: ‘This is what the Lord says: I am against you.(A) I will draw my sword(B) from its sheath and cut off from you both the righteous and the wicked.(C)

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15 There the fire(A) will consume you;
    the sword(B) will cut you down—
    they will devour you like a swarm of locusts.
Multiply like grasshoppers,
    multiply like locusts!(C)

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