mitzvah*: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (Seph.mēts-vä', mits- Eng.,Ashk. mits'v&schwa), [key]
— pl. -voth, -vot, -vos -vahs.
- any of the collection of 613 commandments or precepts in the Bible and additional ones of rabbinic origin that relate chiefly to the religious and moral conduct of Jews.
- any good or praiseworthy deed.