33 the chariot commanders saw that he was not the king of Israel and stopped pursuing him.

Read 1 Kings 22:33 Using Other Translations

And it came to pass, when the captains of the chariots perceived that it was not the king of Israel, that they turned back from pursuing him.
And when the captains of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, they turned back from pursuing him.
the chariot commanders realized he was not the king of Israel, and they stopped chasing him.