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Maadai
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Maadai, Son of Bani
Maadai, Descendant of Bani (מַעֲדַי‎, ma'aday). A member of the family of Bani in the postexilic Jewish community. Maadai was listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:34).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Maadai (Person)
MAADAI (PERSON) [Heb maʿăday (מַעֲדַי)]. A descendant of Bani and one of the returned exiles who was required by Ezra to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:34; 1 Esdr 9:34). According to Noth, the name Maadai is a short form of maʿadyâ, whose meaning is unclear (IPN, 150). In the parallel text of 1
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ma-adai
Ma-adai. Bani’s son, who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his pagan wife after the exile (Ezr 10:34).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Maadai
Maadai māʹə-dīʹə [Heb. maʿaḏay; Gk. Moodi, Apoc. Momdios]; AV Apoc., NEB Apoc., MOMDIS. One of the Israelites who divorced their foreign wives; a son of Bani (Ezr. 10:34; 1 Esd. 9:34).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Maadai
MAADAI Bani’s son, who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his pagan wife after the exile (Ezr 10:34).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Maadai
MAADAI. An Israelite of the family of Bani who agreed to give up his foreign wife in the days of Ezra (Ezr 10:34).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Maadai
Maadai (Heb. maʿăḏay) (also MOMDIUS)An Israelite of the line of Bani required to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:34); called Momdius at 1 Esdr. 9:34).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Maadai
Maadai [māˊə dī] (Heb. ma˓aḏay). An Israelite required to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:34); called Momdius at 1 Esdr. 9:34.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ma-adai
Ma-ada´i, or Ma-ad´a-i (ornament of Jehovah), one of the sons of Bani, who had married a foreign wife. Ezra 10:34.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Maadai
MAADA´I (ma-a-dī). A Jew of the family of Bani who divorced his Gentile wife after the captivity (Ezra 10:34), 456 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Maadai
MAADAI [may uh DIE] — a son of Bani who divorced his pagan wife after the Captivity (Ezra 10:34).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MAADAI
MAADAI<ma-a-da’-i>, <ma’-a-di> (מַעֲדַי‎ [màadhay]): Son of Bani; one of those who married foreign wives (Ezr 10:34).
MOMDIS
MOMDIS<mom’-dis> (Codex Alexandrinus [Μομδείς, Momdeis]; Codex Vaticanus [Μομδει̂ος, Momdeios]): One of those who had taken “strange wives” (1 Esdras 9:34) = “Maadai” in Ezr 10:34.
See also
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