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Entry for Strong's #1183 - δεκατόω

Transliteration
dekatóō
Phonetics
dek-at-o'-o  
Word Origin
from (1181)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to exact or receive the tenth part
  2. to pay tithes
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 6237 ‑ עָשַׂר (aw‑sar');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (2) HCS (2)
Hebrews 2
Hebrews 2
Hebrews 2
BYZ TIS TR
V-RAI-3S 1
V-RPI-3S 1
V-RAI-3S 1
V-RPI-3S 1
V-RAI-3S 1
V-RPI-3S 1
NA WH
V-XPI-3S 1
V-RAI-3S 1
V-RPI-3S 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

δεκᾰτόω,

take tithe of a person, τινά Hebrews 7:6 : Pass., pay tithe, Hebrews 7:9.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

δεκατόω, δεκάτῳ: perfect δεδεκάτωκα; perfect passive δεδεκατωμαι; (δέκατος); to exact or receive the tenth part (for which Greek writers use δεκατεύω (Winer's Grammar, 24)): with the accusative of person from whom, Hebrews 7:6 (on the perfect cf. Winers Grammar, § 40, 4 a.; Lightfoot St. Clement, Appendix, p. 414); passive to pay tithes (Vulg. decimor): Hebrews 7:9. (Nehemiah 10:37.) (Compare: ἀποδεκατόω.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

δεκατόω , - , = cl. -τεύω

(< δεκάτη ),

[in LXX: Nehemiah 10:37 (H6237 pi.) *;]

to take tithe of: c. acc pers., Hebrews 7:6; pass. to pay tithe: Hebrews 7:9.†


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

δεκατόω cannot be paralleled except in LXX, as far as we can find. Since δεκάτη had become a conspicuous term. techn. in Judaism, the coining of a new verb, to express a procedure without any real parallel in profane Greek, was wholly natural in any literature. The coinage was the more encouraged, as δεκατεύω was getting new senses, in addition to ";tithe"; : it was for instance used in astrology = τετραγωνίζω , PSI III. 158.4 note.

 

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
δεδεκάτωκε δεδεκατωκεν δεδεκάτωκεν δεδεκατωται δεδεκάτωται δεκατούντες δεκατρείς δεκατριών δεκαχόρδω dedekatoken dedekatōken dedekátoken dedekátōken dedekatotai dedekatōtai dedekátotai dedekátōtai
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Monday, October 21st, 2019
the Week of Proper 24 / Ordinary 29
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