I guess you never read what Jesus and the apostles said to the religious and political leaders of their day. Likewise the prophets. All of their speech would have been considered much more salty (putting it very nicely) than what James says. The translations from the Hebrew and the Greek generally clean up the “earthy” language. Mind you, back starting in the 1800’s, preachers were admonished about talking about the Blood of Christ, because blood was “offensive”.

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