Stave make staves of shittim wood, Ex. 25:13 (37:4). Am I a dog, that thou comest to me with staves, 1 Sam. 17:43. I took unto me two staves, Zech. 11:7. neither two coats … nor yet staves, Matt. 10:10 (Luke 9:3). take no purse nor scrip, neither staves, D&C 24:18.