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Maadiah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Maadiah
Maadiah (מַעַדְיָה‎, ma'adyah). A priest who returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel after the exile (Neh 12:5). He is possibly the same person as the Moadiah of Nehemiah 12:17.
Moadiah
Moadiah (מוֹעַדְיָה‎, mo'adyah). A priest whose descendants lived in Jerusalem after the Babylonian exile (Neh 12:17). He is possibly the same person as the Maadiah of Nehemiah 12:5.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Maadiah (Person)
MAADIAH (PERSON) [Heb maʿadyâ (מַעַדְיָה)]. Var. MOADIAH. A priest who is listed in Neh 12:5 (MT) as having returned from exile to Jerusalem in the days of Zerubbabel. Later in the same chapter (v 17, MT), a certain Moadiah (Heb môʿadyâ) is listed as the father of Piltai, the head of a priestly family.
Moadiah (Person)
MOADIAH (PERSON) [Heb môʿadyâ (מֹועַדְיָה)]. The eponymous ancestor of a priestly family headed by Pittai at the time of the high priest Joiakim (Neh 12:17). Some have suggested that this name is to be identified with the name Maadiah (Neh 12:5), the etymology of which is also uncertain. If the name
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Maadiah
Maadiah. Head of a priestly family who returned to Jerusalem after the exile (Neh 12:5) and whose house was headed by Piltai in the next generation during the days of Joiakim the high priest (v 17 Moadiah). He is perhaps identifiable with the priest Ma-aziah, who set his seal on Ezra’s covenant (10:8).
Moadiah
Moadiah. Head of a family of postexilic priests, whose house was headed by Piltai during the days of Joiakim the high priest (Neh 12:17); alternately called Maadiah in verse 5.See Maadiah.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Maadiah
Maadiah mā-ə-dīʹə [Heb. maʿaḏyâ < yhwh—‘Yahweh’ + māʿaḏ—‘shakes’ or possibly Old South Arabic mʿd—‘promises’]. A priest who returned from the Babylonian Exile with Zerubbabel (Neh. 12:5); cf. the names Moadiah in 12:17 and Maaziah in 10:8, either of which may refer to this person.
Moadiah
Moadiah mō-ə-dīʹə [Heb môʿaḏyâ-‘Yahweh shakes’ or ‘Yahweh promises’]. A priestly family in the time of Joiakim (Neh. 12:17). See Maadiah.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Maadiah
MAADIAH* Head of a priestly family who returned to Jerusalem after the exile (Neh 12:5, nlt mg) and whose house was headed by Piltai in the next generation during the days of Joiakim the high priest. He is called Moadiah in v 17. He is perhaps identifiable with the priest Maaziah, who set his seal on
Moadiah
MOADIAH Head of a family of postexilic priests, whose house was headed by Piltai during the days of Joiakim the high priest (Neh 12:17); alternately called Maadiah in verse 5. See Maadiah.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Maadiah
MAADIAH. A priest who returned from the Exile with Zerubbabel (Neh 12:5). Maaziah (Neh 10:8) and Moadiah (Neh 12:17) are likely variants of the same name.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Maadiah
Maadiah (Heb. maʿaḏyâ)A priest or family of priests who returned with Zerubbabel from captivity in Babylon (Neh. 12:5). He may be the same as Moadiah at Neh. 12:17 or Maaziah at 10:8 (MT 9).
Moadiah
Moadiah (Heb. môʿaḏyâ)Ancestor of a family of priests of the time of the high priest Joiakim (Neh. 12:17). The name may be related to Maadiah.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Maadiah
Maadiah [māˊə dīˊə] (Heb. ma˓aḏyâ). A priest or family of priests who returned with Zerubbabel from captivity in Babylon (Neh. 12:5). He may be the same as Moadiah at v. 17 or Maaziah at 10:8 (so one recension of the LXX at 12:5).
Moadiah
Moadiah [mōˊ dīˊə] (Heb. mô˓aḏyâ “Yahweh promises”). A family of priests of the time of the high priest Joiakim (Neh. 12:17). see Maadiah.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ma-adiah
Ma-adi´ah, one of the priests who returned with Zerubbabel, Neh. 12:5; elsewhere (ver. 17) called Moadiah.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Maadiah
MAADI´AH (ma-a-dīʹa; “ornament of Jehovah”). One of the priests who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Neh. 12:5), about 536 b.c. He is thought to be the same as Moadiah (v. 17).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Maadiah
MAADIAH [may uh DYE uh] — a priest who returned with Zerubbabel from the Captivity (Neh. 12:5). Maadiah may be the same person as Moadiah (Neh. 12:17) or Maaziah No. 2 (Neh. 10:8).
Moadiah
MOADIAH [moh uh DYE uh] — a priest and the head of a father’s house in the time of the high priest Joiakim (Neh. 12:17). Moadiah may be the same person as Maadiah (Neh. 12:5).
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