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Strong's #1182 - δέκατος

ordinal from (G1176)
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  1. the tenth
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Strong #: 4643 ‑ מַעַשְׂרָה (mah‑as‑ayr', mah‑as‑ar', mah‑as‑raw');  6218 ‑ עָשׂר (aw‑sore', aw‑sore');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


(Arc. δέκοτος IG 5(2).282 (Mantinea, v B.C.), also Aeol. in Epigr.Gr. 988.5 (Balbilla)), η, ον: (δέκα):

I tenth, Ἠώς Il. 6.175, etc.; as a round number, Od. 16.18, etc.

II δεκάτη (sc. μερίς), ,

1. tenth part, tithe, τᾶς δεκάτας δεκάταν Simon. 141.4, cf. Hdt. 2.135, etc.; τῇ θεῷ τὰς δ. ἐξαιρεθῆναι Lys. 20.24; τὰ ἐκ τῆς δ. the produce of the tenth, IG 12.91, cf. Tab.Defix. 99.14: esp. as a customs-duty, D. 20.60; δεκάτη μόσχων PTeb. 307.8 (iii A.D.).

2. δεκάτη (sc. ἡμέρα), , the tenth day, Od. 9.83, al. δ. προτέρα· ἡ πρὸ εἰκάδος, ὡς ὑστέρα· ἡ μετ' εἰκάδα, Hsch.

3. festival on the tenth day after birth, when the child has a name given it, τὴν δ. θύειν to give a naming-day feast, Ar. Av. 922, cf. 494; δ. ὑπέρ τινος ἑστιᾶσαι D. 40.28, cf. 39.22.

4. δεκάτα· τάξις, ἄθροισμα, καὶ ἡ τῶν εἴκοσιν ἁρμάτων τάξις, Hsch.

5. δέκατον, τό, tenth part, LXX Leviticus 23:13; Leviticus 23:17 (pl.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

δέκατος, δεκάτῃ, δέκατον (δέκα) (from Homer down), the tenth: John 1:39 (40); Revelation 21:20; τό δέκατον, a substantive, the tenth part: Revelation 11:13.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

δέκατος , -η , -ον

(< δέκα ),

[in LXX for H4643 and cognate forms;]

tenth: John 1:40, Acts 19:9 (WH, txt., RV omit), Revelation 11:13; Revelation 21:20.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For the adj. in connexion with time, see P Magd 7.11 (B.C. 217) ἀπόστι (λον ) πρὸς ἡμᾶς ἐγ τῆς δεκάτης [τοῦ Χοίαχ . Like other ordinals, it is very frequently represented by the numeral letter : for a rather unusual combination cf. Preisigke 1929 (ostracon, A.D. 64) ὑπ (ὲρ ) λαογραφ (ίας ) δεκάτου (ἔτους ) Νέρωνος τοῦ κυρίου .



The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
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List of Word Forms
δεκατη δεκάτη δεκατον δέκατον δεκατος δέκατος dekate dekatē dekáte dekátē dekaton dékaton dekatos dékatos
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