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Noun: mitzvah (mitzvoth,mitzvahs)  mits-vu
  1. (Judaism) a precept or commandment of the Jewish law
    - mitsvah
     
  2. (Judaism) a good deed performed out of religious duty

Derived forms: mitzvahs, mitzvoth

Type of: act, commandment, deed, human action, human activity, precept, teaching

Encyclopedia: Mitzvah