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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Mamdai (Μαμδαι, Mamdai). A descendant of Bani. One of the returned exiles. Ezra required Mamdai, among many others, to divorce his foreign wife (1 Esdras 9:34; compare Ezra 10:34).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Mamdai (Person)
MAMDAI (PERSON) [Gk Mamdai (Μαμδαι)]. An Israelite layperson and descendant of Bani who was forced to give up his foreign wife during Ezra’s reform (1 Esdr 9:34).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Mamdai mamʹdī [Gk. B Mamdai, A Mandai]; AV MABDAI; NEB MANDAE. An Israelite who divorced his foreign wife at Ezra’s order (1 Esd. 9:34). The parallel in Ezr. 10:35 is Benaiah 11.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MAMDAI<mam’-da-i>, <mam’-di> (LXX: Codex Vaticanus [Μαμδαί, Mamdai]; Codex Alexandrinus [Μανδαί, Mandai]): One of those who consented to put away their “strange wives” at Esdras’ order (1 Esdras 9:34) = the King James Version “Mabdai” = “Benaiah” in Ezr 10:35.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 4, M–P
Mamdai mam’di (Μαμδαι). One of the descendants of Bani who agreed to put away their foreign wives in the time of Ezra (1 Esd. 9:34; KJV, “Mabdai”).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
MAMDAI, mamʹdā̇-ī, mamʹdī (B, Μαμδαί, Mamdaí, A, Μανδαί, Mandaí): One of those who consented to put away their “strange wives” at Esdras’ order (1 Esd 9:34) = AV “Mabdai” = “Benaiah” in Ezr 10:35.