Mitzvah meaning

mĭtsvə
A worthy deed.
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A good deed or charitable act.
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Any of the 613 commandments of Jewish law.
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An act of kindness.
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Origin of mitzvah

  • Hebrew miṭwâ from ṭiwwâ to command ṭwy1 in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Hebrew מצווה, commandment

    From Wiktionary