CHADIAS, THEY OF; CHADIASANS kā’ dĭ əs, kā’ dĭ ā’ sənz (Χαδιάσαι, Χαδάσαι). The inhabitants of Chadias were exiles who returned with Zerubbabel and the Ammidians (1 Esd 5:20). They do not appear in Ezra and Nehemiah. Some connect them with the people of Kedesh (Josh 15:23) or of Hadashah or Adasa.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
ka’-di-as, ka’-di-a-si; (the Jos 15:54). Possibly the place is identical with Kedesh of Jos 15:23.