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MADAI (PERSON) [Heb māday (מָדַי)]. The Table of Nations (Gen 10:2) and the parallel genealogy in 1 Chr 1:5 identify Madai as one of the seven sons of Japheth, who himself is a son of Noah. Descendants of Japheth are non-Semitic, Indo-European peoples situated mainly to the north of Israel. People called
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MADAI. Third son of Japheth (Gen 10:2; 1 Chr 1:5). The descendants of Madai were the Medes, an Aryan people, first mentioned by Shalmaneser III c. 886 b.c. Adad-Nirari III (c. 800 b.c.), Tiglath-pileser III (743 b.c.) and Sargon II (716 b.c.) conquered their land. Allied with the Babylonians, led by
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