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MAADIAH (mā-a-dī'a, Heb. ma‘adhyâh, the Lord is ornament). One of the chiefs of the priests who returned from exile with Zerubbabel (Neh.12.5).

MAADIAH mā’ ə dī’ ə (מַֽעַדְיָ֖ה). A priestly family which returned from the Babylonian Exile with Zerubbabel (Neh 12:5); called Moadiah in v. 17.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

A priest who returned with Zerubbabel (Ne 12:5). The name also occurs in the form "Moadiah" (Ne 12:17).