Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 Kings 7:44 in English Standard Version "and the one sea, and the twelve oxen underneath the sea." 1Ki 7:23 Then he made the sea of cast metal. It was round, ten cubits from brim to brim, and five cubits high, and a line of thirty cubits measured its circumference. 1Ki 7:25 It stood on twelve oxen, three facing north, three facing west, three facing south, and three facing east. The sea was set on them, and all their rear parts were inward.