- Experts place the blame partly in Chinese cultural tradition that links a man's status to the number of wives and concubines he has.
- He loved many women and had a multitude of wives and concubines.
- Abraham ended up with a wife and a concubine, Jacob with two wives and two concubines.
- Round about were the remains of two 20-year-old women (wives or concubines?), two 40-year-old men, and a dog.
- Do they mean to train girls to becoming rich people's wives or concubines?