“In That Day”

George Reynolds, Janne M. Sjodahl

That is, when a large part of the male population shall have been exterminated by war and its concomitants, seven women shall offer themselves to one man, as here stated.

To Take Away our Reproach. In the old times a woman, as a rule, considered it unfortunate not to have the privilege of motherhood. See the story of Rachel in the Old Testament, D. and C. 43:2-6.)

Commentary on the Book of Mormon, Vol. 1