ὥρα ἦν ὡς δεκάτη (John 1:39.c)

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“ὥρα” is a feminine, singular, nominative noun meaning “hour”.

“ἦν” is a third person, singular, perfect, indicative verb meaning “was”.

“ὡς” is an indefinite particle meaning “about”

“δεκάτη” is a feminine, singular, nominative, ordinal adjective meaning “the tenth”.

The sense of this clause is “it was about the tenth hour.”

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