When they had examined me (anakrinante me). First aorist active participle of anakrinw, the same verb used already in Luke 24:8 ; Luke 25:6 Luke 25:26 of the judicial examinations by Felix and Festus. Desired (eboulonto). Imperfect middle of attempted action or picture of their real attitude. This is a correct statement as the words of both Felix and Festus show. Because there was (dia to--uparcein). Accusative case with dia (causal use) with the articular infinitive, "Because of the being no cause of death in me" (en emoi, in my case, aitia, usual word for crime or charge of crime).