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δέκατος, η, ον
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tenth in a series of things or events; as a noun, the tenth part, ten percent of something, tithe
tenth, Jn. 1:39; Rev. 11:13; 21:20; δεκάτη, sc. μερις, a tenth part, tithe, Heb. 7:2, 4, 8, 9*

Greek-English Concordance for δέκατος

John 1:39 He said to them, “Come and you will see.” So they went and saw where he was staying, and they remained with him that day, for it was about the tenth (dekatē | δεκάτη | nom sg fem) hour.
Hebrews 7:2 and to him Abraham alloted a tenth part (dekatēn | δεκάτην | acc sg fem) of everything. Translated, his name means first, “king of righteousness,” then it also means, “king of Salem,” that is, “king of peace.”
Hebrews 7:4 But see how great this man was to whom the patriarch Abraham gave a tithe (dekatēn | δεκάτην | acc sg fem) of the finest plunder.
Hebrews 7:8 In the one case, mortal men receive tithes (dekatas | δεκάτας | acc pl fem), but in the other case, by one of whom it is testified that he lives.
Hebrews 7:9 And it could be said that Levi himself, who receives tithes (dekatas | δεκάτας | acc pl fem), paid tithes through Abraham,
Revelation 11:13 And at that very hour there was a great earthquake, and a tenth (dekaton | δέκατον | nom sg neut) of the city fell. Seven thousand people were killed in the earthquake, and the rest were terrified and gave glory to the God of heaven.
Revelation 21:20 the fifth onyx, the sixth carnelian, the seventh chrysolite, the eighth beryl, the ninth topaz, the tenth (dekatos | δέκατος | nom sg masc) chrysoprase, the eleventh jacinth, the twelfth amethyst.