Who Pisseth against the Wall? https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/religion-holidays/2020/01/who-pisseth-against-the-wall/

Why the felt need to excise profanity from the Bible is fundamentally inane.

January 22, 2020 | Philologos
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An illustration of King Saul attempting to stab David by James Tissot. Culture Club/Getty Images.

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