Word Summary
dekatē: a tenth part, a tithe
Original Word: δεκάτη
Transliteration: dekatē
Phonetic Spelling: (dek-at'-ay)
Part of Speech: Adjective
Short Definition: a tenth part, a tithe
Meaning: a tenth part, a tithe
Strong's Concordance
tenth, tithe.

Feminine of dekatos; a tenth, i.e. As a percentage or (technically) tithe -- tenth (part), tithe.

see GREEK dekatos

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1181: δεκάτῃ

δεκάτῃ, δεκάτης, (δέκατος), the tenth part of anything, a tithe; specially the tenth part of booty taken from the enemy: Hebrews 7:2, 4; the tithes of the fruits of the earth and of the flocks, which, by the law of Moses, were presented to the Levites in the congregation of Israel: Hebrews 7:8f (In Greek writings from (Simonides 133 Bgk.; Herodotus 2, 135); 4, 152 down; the Sept. for מַעֲשֵׂר.) (Cf. BB. DD. under the word .)