For the Lord had made the army of the Syrians to hear a noise of chariots, and a noise of horses, even the noise of a great army: and they said one to another, Lo, the king of Israel has hired against us the kings of the Hittites, and the kings of the Egyptians, to come upon us.
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George Leo Haydock
Hethites. Septuagint, "Chetteans. "Josephus, "the islands "of Cyprus He seems to have read Cethim in the text, as they peopled Cyprus. (Calmet)
See Jeremias ii. 10. (Menochius)
These Hethites seem to have dwelt in the stony Arabia, (Judges i. 26.) or in Syria. (Haydock)
Solomon had connexions with them, 3 Kings x. 29. (Calmet)
Angels made the noise of a mighty army, and probably appeared, as they had done to Giezi, chap. vi. 17. (Tirinus)