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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature
(Ἀβαδίας ), a son of Jazelus, and one of the descendants (or residents) of Joab, who returned with 212 males from the captivity with Ezra (1 Esdras 8:35); evidently the same with the OBADIAH (See OBADIAH) (q.v.) of the parallel list (Ezra 8:9).
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Abadias'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/a/abadias.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.