mitzvah

noun mitz·vah \ ˈmits-və \

Definition of mitzvah

plural mitzvoth play \-ˌvōt, -ˌvōth, -ˌvōs\ or mitzvahs
1 :a commandment of the Jewish law
2 :a meritorious or charitable act

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Origin and Etymology of mitzvah

Hebrew miṣwāh


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