|Easton's Bible Dictionary|
Before God; i.e., his servant, one of the Levites who returned with Zerubbabel from the Captivity (Nehemiah 9:4; 10:9; 12:8).
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
kad'-mi-el (qadhmi'el, "before God," "priest"(?); "Cadmiel" in parallel lists in 1 Esdras 5:26, 58 the King James Version; omitted in Septuagint Codex Vaticanus; Codex Alexandrinus reads kai Kadmielon): A Levite (Ezra 2:40 Nehemiah 7:43), founder of a family whose descendants returned from captivity with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:1 Nehemiah 7:43; Nehemiah 12:1, 8). He is named among those who praise God for the return (Nehemiah 9:4, 5; Nehemiah 12:24); was of those who "set forward" the work of the Lord's house (Ezra 3:9; 1 Esdras 5:26, 58), and is again mentioned with those who "seal" the new Return Covenant (Nehemiah 10:28) after the re-establishment of worship (Nehemiah 10:1, 9).
Kadmiel (8 Occurrences)
Ezra 2:40 The Levites: the children of Jeshua and Kadmiel, of the children of Hodaviah, seventy-four. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Ezra 3:9 Then stood Jeshua with his sons and his brothers, Kadmiel and his sons, the sons of Judah, together, to have the oversight of the workmen in the house of God: the sons of Henadad, with their sons and their brothers the Levites. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Nehemiah 7:43 The Levites: the children of Jeshua, of Kadmiel, of the children of Hodevah, seventy-four. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Nehemiah 9:4 Then stood up on the stairs of the Levites, Jeshua, and Bani, Kadmiel, Shebaniah, Bunni, Sherebiah, Bani, and Chenani, and cried with a loud voice to Yahweh their God. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Nehemiah 9:5 Then the Levites, Jeshua, and Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabneiah, Sherebiah, Hodiah, Shebaniah, and Pethahiah, said, Stand up and bless Yahweh your God from everlasting to everlasting; and blessed be your glorious name, which is exalted above all blessing and praise. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Nehemiah 10:9 The Levites: namely, Jeshua the son of Azaniah, Binnui of the sons of Henadad, Kadmiel; (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Nehemiah 12:8 Moreover the Levites: Jeshua, Binnui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah, and Mattaniah, who was over the thanksgiving, he and his brothers. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Nehemiah 12:24 The chiefs of the Levites: Hashabiah, Sherebiah, and Jeshua the son of Kadmiel, with their brothers over against them, to praise and give thanks, according to the commandment of David the man of God, watch next to watch. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)