|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (imp. & p. p.) of Decease.
2. (a.) Passed away; dead; gone.
Deceased (8 Occurrences)
Matthew 22:25 Now there were with us seven brethren: and the first, when he had married a wife, deceased, and, having no issue, left his wife unto his brother: (KJV ASV WBS)
John 11:39 Jesus said, "Take away the stone." Martha, the sister of him who was dead, said to him, "Lord, by this time there is a stench, for he has been dead four days." (See NAS)
Hebrews 9:17 And a will is only of force in the case of a deceased person, being never of any avail so long as he who made it lives. (WEY)
Deuteronomy 25:5 If brothers dwell together, and one of them die, and have no son, the wife of the dead shall not be married outside to a stranger: her husband's brother shall go in to her, and take her to him as wife, and perform the duty of a husband's brother to her. (See NAS)
Ruth 4:5 Then Boaz said, "On the day you buy the field from the hand of Naomi, you must buy it also from Ruth the Moabitess, the wife of the dead, to raise up the name of the dead on his inheritance." (See NAS)
Ruth 4:10 Moreover Ruth the Moabitess, the wife of Mahlon, I have purchased to be my wife, to raise up the name of the dead on his inheritance, that the name of the dead not be cut off from among his brothers, and from the gate of his place. You are witnesses this day." (See NAS)
Job 26:5 "Those who are deceased tremble, those beneath the waters and all that live in them. (WEB ASV)
Isaiah 26:14 The dead shall not live. The deceased shall not rise. Therefore have you visited and destroyed them, and caused all memory of them to perish. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS)