The flaming sword is a sword glowing with flame by some super natural power. The sword in mythology has always been phallic. Fire in mythology has always referred to intellect. So is the flaming sword referring to masculine intellect? Far from it. The flaming sword was a play on words and theologians have not understood it at all. They even place a cherubim holding the sword to keep Adam and Eve out of the Garden of Eden.
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