Ezra 4: Then wrote Rehum the chancellor, and Shimshai the scribe, and the rest of their companions; the Dinaites, the Apharsathchites, the Tarpelites, the Apharsites, the Archevites, the Babylonians, the Susanchites, the Dehavites, and the Elamites,
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Tarpelites
TARPELITES . One of the peoples settled in the cities of Samaria ( Ezra 4:9 ); text doubtful.
Holman Bible Dictionary - Tarpelites
(Tar' peh litess) KJV transliteration of an Aramaic title in Ezra 4:9 . Most modern translations render the term, “officials” (NIV, “men of Tripolis”).
Hitchcock's Bible Names - Tarpelites
Ravishers; succession of miracles
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Tarpelites
Colonists placed in Samaria from some unknown district. Ezra 4:9 .