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Holman Bible Dictionary
(ree' gehm-mee' lehk) Personal name meaning, “friend of the king.” Delegate whom the people of Bethel sent to Jerusalem to inquire about continuing to fast in commemoration of the destruction of the Jerusalem Temple (Zechariah 7:2
). The prophet repeated the word of previous prophets: God desires moral lives rather than fasts (Zechariah 7:9-10
These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.
Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Regem-Melech'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/r/regem-melech.html. 1991.