🔼The name Ephlal in the Bible
There's only one Ephlal in the Bible. He is a son of Zabad and the father of Obed of Judah (1 Chronicles 2:37). Ephlal's great-great-great-grandfather Jarha was a slave who married his master's daughter, whose name was probably Ahlai (1 Chronicles 2:35).
🔼Etymology of the name Ephlal
The name Ephlal appears to be related to both the verbs פלל and אפל:
For a meaning of the name Ephlal, both NOBSE Study Bible Name List and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names read Judgment. BDB Theological Dictionary does not offer an interpretation of the name Ephlal but does list it under the verb פלל (palal).