1427. dódeka
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dódeka: two and ten, i.e. twelve
Original Word: δώδεκα
Part of Speech: Indeclinable Numeral (Adjective)
Transliteration: dódeka
Phonetic Spelling: (do'-dek-ah)
Short Definition: twelve
Definition: twelve; the usual way in which the Twelve apostles of Jesus are referred to.

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1427 dṓdekatwelve. 1427 /dṓdeka ("12") is used with literal and figurative meaning in Scripture – and with "double entendre," i.e. conveying both senses at once.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from duo and deka
two and ten, i.e. twelve
NASB Translation
twelve (74).

STRONGS NT 1427: δώδεκα

δώδεκα, οἱ, αἱ, τά (from Homer down), twelve: Matthew 9:20; Matthew 10:1; (L T Tr WH in Acts 19:7; Acts 24:11 for δεκαδύο); Revelation 7:5 (R G i b'); Revelation 21:21, etc.; οἱ δώδεκα, the twelve apostles of Jesus, so called by way of eminence: Mark 9:35; Mark 10:32; Mark 11:11; Matthew 26:14, 20; Luke 22:3, etc.


From duo and deka; two and ten, i.e. A dozen -- twelve.

see GREEK duo

see GREEK deka

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