'Sticks' in the Bible
He said to David, “Am I a dog that you come against me with sticks?” Then he cursed David by his gods.
But she said, “As the Lord your God lives, I don’t have anything baked—only a handful of flour in the jar and a bit of oil in the jug. Just now, I am gathering a couple of sticks in order to go prepare it for myself and my son so we can eat it and die.”
My strength is dried up like baked clay;my tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth.You put me into the dust of death.
Because of the sound of my groaning,my flesh sticks to my bones.