"My Haredi brothers, army service is also a mitzvah, no less than that," he said.
Bennett even called it a “mitzvah,” which translates literally into "commandment."
Without getting into detail, Yaakov told The Daily Beast simply, “It should be considered a mitzvah to use these things.”
I want to earn a mitzvah (good deed) and a little money thereby.'
And the essence of a "mitzvah" was that it was a thing which God willed to have done.
It is far more exciting than a wedding in London, for it is considered a 'mitzvah' to rejoice with a young bridal couple.
The sole reason allowable for doing a mitzvah is the hope of pleasing God thereby.
The blessing that charity brings to the giver was a favorite idea of Akiba—a mitzvah!
Jewish rabbinical commandment, 1640s, from Hebrew mitzwah "commandment, precept," from base of tziwwah "he commanded," related to Arabic wasa "he bound, united."