friend of the king, one of the two messengers sent by the exiled Jews to Jerusalem in the time of Darius ( Zechariah 7:2 ) to make inquiries at the temple.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Regem-melech". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".