Within thy paths that are most pure (John Arnold)
- Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2015-04-24). Score information: A4, 1 page, 40 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Original clefs are treble, alto, tenor and bass. The text of the first verse only is underlaid in the source, with the three subsequent verses given here printed after the music: these have been underlaid editorially.
- MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
Description: This setting of verses from Psalm 17 in the metrical Old Version was first published on p4 of John Arnold's collection The Psalmist's Recreation, London: 1757. Hymn Tune Index tune number 2432.
The tune was republished, with the same text, in the fifth edition (1761) and sixth edition (1769) of John Arnold's collection The Compleat Psalmodist. In those sources, it is given the tune name 'Orset'.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 17.