Yes. But on the other hand, his jealousy and scheming to make Gideon leave the party actually did inadvertently ensure that Gideon really does survive and doesn't turn into an actual Obi-Wan.
In an alternate what-if story, Gideon would have died for sure, if he had stayed with the party.
Being an eternal hard-capped level 30 character is really bad if everyone else is now around 40+ or so.
Blame their supreme deity for creating a class system that forces everyone to kill other beings to level up.