Word: kanwn

Pronounce: kan-ohn'

Strongs Number: G2583

Orig: from kane (a straight reed, i.e. rod); a rule ("canon"), i.e. (figuratively) a standard (of faith and practice); by implication, a boundary, i.e. (figuratively) a sphere (of activity):--line, rule.

Use: TDNT-3:596,414 Noun Masculine

Heb Strong: H7070

    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