Read 1 Kings 10:20 Using Other Translations
And twelve lions stood there on the one side and on the other upon the six steps: there was not the like made in any kingdom.
while twelve lions stood there, one on each end of a step on the six steps. The like of it was never made in any kingdom.
There were also twelve other lions, one standing on each end of the six steps. No other throne in all the world could be compared with it!