O weigh me, Lord, in equal scale (Samuel Arnold)
- Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2012-10-12). Score information: A4, 1 page, 42 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: The first verse only of the text is underlaid in the source, with the other verses given here printed after the music. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
Description: This setting of James Merrick's metrical version of Psalm 43 was published on page 185 of Improved Psalmody (London, 1794), compiled by William Dechair Tattersall. In that collection, it is given the descriptive heading 'A Prayer against Oppressors, and for the joyful Restoration to the Privileges of the faithful in God's Sanctuary', and is attributed to 'Dr. Arnold'. Hymn Tune Index tune number 6874.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 43.