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Mitzvah (Hebrew name "commandment"; plural: mitzvot; from tzavah, "command") is a word used in Judaism to refer to (a) the commandments, of which there are 613, given in the Torah (the first five books of the Hebrew Bible) or (b) any Jewish law at all.

The term mitzvah has also come to express any act of human kindness, such as the burial of the body of an unknown person. According to the teachings of Judaism, all moral laws are, or are derived from, divine commandments.

"The Torah of Adonai is perfect, restoring the inner person.
The instruction of Adonai is sure, making wise the thoughtless.
The precepts of Adonai are right, rejoicing the heart.

The Mitzvah of Adonai is pure, enlightening the eyes. " ( Psalm 19:8-9 Complete Jewish Bible)