G2583 κανών - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
any straight rod
rule, regulation, province
(lit: a level, ruler), a rule, regulation, rule of conduct or doctrine, (b) a measured (defined) area, province.
a rule ("canon"), i.e. (figuratively) a standard (of faith and practice); by implication, a boundary, i.e. (figuratively) a sphere (of activity)
Derivation: from κάνη (a straight reed, i.e. rod);

KJV Usage: line, rule.

1) a rod or straight piece of rounded wood to which any thing is fastened to keep it straight
1a) used for various purposes
1a1) a measuring rod, rule
1a2) a carpenter's line or measuring tape
1a3) the measure of a leap, as in the Olympic games
2) a definitely bounded or fixed space within the limits of which one's power of influence is confined
2a) the province assigned one
2b) one's sphere of activity
3) metaph. any rule or standard, a principle or law of investigating, judging, living, acting

From κάνη kanē (a straight reed, that is, rod); a rule (“canon”), that is, (figuratively) a standard (of faith and practice); by implication a boundary, that is, (figuratively) a sphere (of activity)

KJV Usage: line, rule.

View how G2583 κανών is used in the Bible

5 occurrences of G2583 κανών

2 Corinthians 10:13
2 Corinthians 10:15
2 Corinthians 10:16
Galatians 6:16
Philippians 3:16

Corresponding Hebrew Words

kanon _ H7070 qaneh