deka: tenOriginal Word: δέκαPart of Speech:
Indeclinable Numeral (Adjective)Transliteration:
1176 déka – ten. The number "ten" commonly occurs in Scripture with symbolic (as well as literal) meaning – i.e. with double entendre (conveying both levels of meaning at once).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a primary numberDefinition
eighteen* (1), ten (24).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 1176: δέκαδέκα
: Matthew 20:24
, etc. θλῖψις ἡμερῶν δέκα
, i. e. to last a short time: Revelation 2:10
; cf. Daniel 1:12, 14
; Numbers 11:19
, heaut. 5, 1, 36 decem dierum vix mi est familia.
A primary number; ten -- (eight-)een, ten.