κανών

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κανών, όνος, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
kanōn
Simplified transliteration: 
kanon
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2583
GK Number: 
2834
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3f(1b)
Gloss: 
rule, standard; sphere of activity, limit
Definition: 
a measure, rule;, in NT prescribed range of action or duty, 2 Cor. 10:13, 15, 16; met. rule of conduct or doctrine, Gal. 6:16*

Greek-English Concordance for

2 Corinthians 10:13 We, however, will not boast beyond proper limits, but only within the measure of the sphere (kanonos | κανόνος | gen sg masc) of action which God has assigned to us as a measure, extending even as far as you.
2 Corinthians 10:15 We will not go beyond proper limits by boasting in the labors of others, but we have hope that as your faith continues to grow, our area (kanona | κανόνα | acc sg masc) of (kanona | κανόνα | acc sg masc) activity (kanona | κανόνα | acc sg masc) among you will be greatly enlarged,
2 Corinthians 10:16 so that we may preach the gospel in places beyond you, not boasting about the work already done in another person’s territory (kanoni | κανόνι | dat sg masc).
Galatians 6:16 As for all who will follow this rule (kanoni | κανόνι | dat sg masc) — may peace and mercy be upon them, even upon the Israel of God.