Metaphysical meaning of Gedaliah (mbd)
Gedaliah, ged-a-li'-ah (Heb.)--whom Jah has made great; Jehovah is great; great things of Jehovah, i.e., wonders; Jehovah is my strength; my increase is from Jehovah.
a Son of Ahikam, and governor of the Jewish people who were left in Judah after it was captured by Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon (II Kings 25:22). b A musician in the Temple during David's reign (I Chron. 25:3). c A priest who had a foreign wife after the return from the Babylonian captivity (Ezra 10:18). d Son of Pashhur (Jer. 38:1). e The grandfather of Zephaniah (Zeph. 1:1).
Meta. The recognition by the higher religious and spiritual thoughts of man that all true greatness and might are of God and that they express in and through man by Spirit (whom Jah has made great, Jehovah is great, Jehovah is my strength, my increase is from Jehovah).