“Because the Daughters of Zion Are Haughty”

George Reynolds, Janne M. Sjodahl

The wealthy, fashionable women were, undoubtedly as guilty as the men in the oppression of the poor, wherefore the poor, wherefore the vengeance of the Almighty fell upon them, too, in the form of loathsome diseases, or captivity, with scanty clothing (v. 17).

Commentary on the Book of Mormon, Vol. 1