Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
EBED-MELECH . An Ethiop. ennuch, by whom Jeremiah was released from the pit-prison ( Jeremiah 38:7 ff; Jeremiah 39:15 ff.). It is possible that the name Ebed-melech , which means ‘servant of [the] king.’ may have been an official title.
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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Ebed-Melech'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hdb/e/ebed-melech.html. 1909.